Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Auriculariales Family: Auriculariaceae
Species: Exidia glandulosa (Bull.) Fr.
Synonyms: Exidia glandulosa forma plana
Exidia spiculosa
Exidia truncata
Gyraria spiculosa
Tremella atra
Tremella glandulosa
Tremella spiculosa
Common Name: Witches' Butter

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Exidia glandulosaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus petraea (20)
Quercus (15)
Quercus robur (6)
Tilia (2)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Corylus avellana (2)
Quercus ilex (1)
Salix (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees (7)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (4)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Cultivated/disturbed land: introduced shrub (1)
Fraxinus excelsior-Sorbus aucuparia-Mercurialis perennis woo (1)
Lowland hazel-sessile oakwoods (1)
Quercus petraea-Betula pubescens-Oxalis acetosella woodland (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (11)
Acer pseudoplatanus (10)
Dead Wood (9)
Dead Branch (7)
Fallen Tree (3)
Tree (3)
Standing Dead Branch (2)
wood (2)
branch (1)
Fallen Branch (1)
Norway Maple (1)
Rotting Wood (1)
Soil (1)
trunk, dead, fallen (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (3)
February (5)
March (10)
April (5)
May (8)
June (1)
July (2)
August (6)
September (5)
October (21)
November (4)
December (3)